McDermitt, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 172.
Population change since 2000: -36.1%
Males: 44  (26.2%)
Females: 128  (73.8%)
Median resident age:

68.0 years
Nevada median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 89421.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $24,951 (it was $16,563 in 2000)
McDermitt:

$24,951
NV:

$63,276

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,235 (it was $6,399 in 2000)

McDermitt CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $34,251 (it was $14,900 in 2000)
McDermitt:

$34,251
NV:

$317,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $269,369; detached houses: $339,275; townhouses or other attached units: $232,963; mobile homes: $153,096; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $18,712

Median gross rent in 2019: $857.

March 2019 cost of living index in McDermitt: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.4%
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According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in McDermitt, Nevada as of September 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McDermitt is 31 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (35.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4424 feet

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

McDermitt, Nevada map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
McDermitt CDP:

1.4% ($204)
Nevada:

0.9% ($1,187)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (124.1 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (310.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (546.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Fort McDermitt, NV (0.5 miles ),
Orovada, NV (5.3 miles),
Paradise Valley, NV (5.7 miles),
Denio, NV (7.2 miles),
Summit Lake, NV (8.1 miles ),
Golconda, NV (8.1 miles ),
Winnemucca, NV (8.3 miles ),
Mountain City, NV (8.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 117.64 W

Area code: 775

Distribution of median household income in McDermitt, NV in 2019
McDermitt satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Nevada:

9.9%
Most common industries in McDermitt, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (36.7%)
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.0%)
  • Public administration (20.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.0%)
  • Truck transportation (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.0%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (48.3%)
  • Educational services (27.6%)
  • Social assistance (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.9%)
Most common occupations in McDermitt, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Construction laborers (10.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)

Average climate in McDermitt, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

McDermitt-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nevada state average. It is 3312% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 101.4 miles away from McDermitt center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from McDermitt center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from McDermitt center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 240.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 394.7 miles away from McDermitt center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from McDermitt center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Humboldt County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McDermitt topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McDermitt:

  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 124 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 128 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Boise State University (about 135 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 147 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 168 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 201 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 203 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)

Public high school in McDermitt:

Public elementary/middle schools in McDermitt:

  • MC DERMITT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 100 OLAVARRIA STREET, Grades: KG-6)
  • MC DERMITT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 100 OLAVARRIA STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in McDermitt

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Rivers: East Fork Quinn River (A), South Fork Quinn River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Humboldt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in McDermitt and their reported violations in the past:

MCDERMITT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2007), St Boil Water Order (DEC-06-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

8.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in McDermitt:

Marital status in McDermitt, NV
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 74.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in McDermitt:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 45.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Nevada average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McDermitt, NV (based on Humboldt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,0963
Other2,0484
Evangelical Protestant1,37914
Mainline Protestant1891
None8,816-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Humboldt County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Humboldt County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Humboldt County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Humboldt County:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Humboldt County:

7.3%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
State:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.8%
Nevada:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

33.3%
Nevada:

45.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
McDermitt:

27.8%
Nevada:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

21.1%
Nevada:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.3
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
McDermitt:

23.8%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
McDermitt:

48.7%
Nevada:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Nevada:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of McDermitt, NV Residents

6.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Nevada average:

6.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washoe County, NV  0.91% ($41,259 average AGI)
from Elko County, NV  0.64% ($56,780)
from Pershing County, NV  0.41% ($34,885)


9.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Nevada average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  1.45% ($73,842 average AGI)
to Elko County, NV  1.02% ($70,493)
to Pershing County, NV  0.43% ($41,250)

Businesses in McDermitt, NV

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in McDermitt:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around McDermitt:

  • K52DV (Channel 52; MCDERMITT, ETC., NV; Owner: QUINN RIVER TV MAINTENANCE DISTRICT)

McDermitt fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1981 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.6mTotal length
  • $217,000Total costs
  • 2,565Total average daily traffic
  • 634Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,140Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McDermitt)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 100 Olavarria Street (Lat: 41.995861 Lon: -117.718639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12.7 m, Call Sign: WQIC928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2008, Expiration Date: 01/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2018, Certifier: John Moddrell, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MCDERMITT, 710 Pioneer Road (Lat: 41.992806 Lon: -117.699861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WQNV604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2021, Expiration Date: 06/09/2031, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wirelesss, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • MCDERMITT, 710 Pioneer Road (Lat: 41.992833 Lon: -117.699556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 8.3 m, Call Sign: WQYI803,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+44 more), Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 10/12/2026, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • MCDERMITT RE, Old Reservation Road (Lat: 41.964167 Lon: -117.666639), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQYI804,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz, 23120.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 10/12/2026, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • SL05018A, 710 Pioneer Road (Lat: 41.992806 Lon: -117.699833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WQYR637,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2016, Expiration Date: 12/22/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MCDERMITT, 710 Pioneer Road (Lat: 41.992806 Lon: -117.699833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WQZE767,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz... (+16 more), Grant Date: 04/25/2017, Expiration Date: 04/25/2027, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC7UOA, Licensee ID: L00297453, Grant Date: 11/30/2016, Expiration Date: 02/18/2027, Registrant: Carter A Gilinsky, Mcdermitt, NV 89431
  • Call Sign: K9VXN, Previous Call Sign: KF7TTQ, Licensee ID: L01686257, Grant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 08/28/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: B G Decarteret, Registrant: Bru G Decarteret, 160 Cordero Rd, Mcdermitt, NV 89421

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DREIER H/DREIER T KITFOX IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3654F, N3654F, N-3654F, Serial Number: JCU116, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Howard B Huttman, Po Box 422, Mcdermitt, NV 89421

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McDermitt, NV
  • 100.0%Electricity


McDermitt compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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